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370. Reality

No matter what I do. Nothing ever changes.

The world changes around me,

While I while away the hours;

And my life becomes a memory, 83 more words


Gull on a Gravestone

Gull on a Grave

Birds are not infrequent in mortuary environments, and they are also sometimes featured as symbols of mourning and spiritual ascent on gravestones as discussed… 465 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Strangely Specific

Whenever we walk through the cemetery, I make my way to this particular headstone. The inscription intrigues me. I can understand the willow tree, but I wonder what prompted Jacob’s parents—assuming they chose the inscription—to be so specific about the cause of the boy’s death. 269 more words


"Gone but not forgotten": the eternal art of Clarence B. Best.

Nearly all grave markers from the last 30 years or so are machine-cut, their lettering precise and even and utterly predictable. In Wilson County’s African-American cemeteries, however, even a casual perusal of older markers reveals artisanal work. 1,464 more words

Births Deaths Marriages

NEW PAGE: The Family Graveyard

When the time comes, right or wrong,

Sims are called to the Netherworld.

May the living spread the word

of their great deeds on record. 44 more words

Loewe Legacy


“I’d rather die while I’m living then live while I’m dead.”


~ Jimmy Buffet~

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the… 16 more words